1831–1895
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March 10, 1831, Well­ing­ton, Som­er­set, Eng­land.

March 27, 1895, Ox­ford, Eng­land. Note: Ju­li­an’s first ed­i­tion gave the date as March 12. His sec­ond ed­i­tion cor­rect­ed the date.

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© National Portrait Gallery

Baynes was ed­u­cat­ed at St. Ed­mund Hall, Ox­ford (BA 1856, MA 1859).

Ordained in 1855, he was suc­cess­iv­e­ly cur­ate of Christ Church, Black­fri­ars; per­pe­tu­al cur­ate of St. Paul’s, White­cha­pel; of Holy Tri­ni­ty, Maid­stone, Kent; and of St. Mi­chael’s, Co­ven­try.

In 1870 he was bi­shop des­ig­nate of Ma­da­gas­car, but re­signed in 1871. In 1873 he was ap­point­ed Ca­non of Wor­ces­ter Ca­thed­ral, and in 1880 vi­car of Ho­ly Tri­ni­ty, Folkes­tone, Kent.

His works in­clude:

  1. Calm Lay the Ci­ty in Its Dou­ble Sleep
  2. Holy Spirit, Lord of Glo­ry
  3. Jesus, to Thy Ta­ble Led
  4. No Room With­in the Dwell­ing

Baynes’ bu­ri­al place